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Indian School Ghubra holds seminar on nanotechnology

August 10, 2014

Staff Reporter MUSCAT Indian School Al Ghubra recently held a seminar on nanotechnology on the initiative taken by the school's Department of Physics. Dr Nisha Rani Agarwal, a PhD in Materials Engineering and Nanotechnology and a visiting post-doctoral researcher at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, conducted the seminar.   Nisha is the daughter of Rita Agarwal, senior teacher at ISG. Students of Grades 9 to 11 were apprised of the applicability of nanotechnology in diverse fields. Nanotechnology enables faster and novel applications in all walks of life, ranging from the complex to the simple. Nisha explained to the students that this was a progressive field, slowly gaining momentum and universal popularity.   She highlighted the fact that Nano-medicine, Nanorobotics, Humanoids and Nanofood were the newest areas of this breakthrough application. Her in-depth knowledge of the subject won the appreciation of the audience who expressed keenness in pursuing it as a career option.OMAN TRIBUNE

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Source: Oman Tribune

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